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Young Black Activists Want True Justice After Derek Chauvin's Conviction

By Nylah Burton
In May 2020, the world watched in horror as a video was released showing white former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin murdering George Floyd, a Black man, by pressing his knee into Floyd’s neck for around 9 minutes. On April 20, 2021, the…

Here's How You Can Change Your Instagram Icon For A Home Screen Upgrade

By Cianna Garrison
With all the talk of customized iOS 14 Home Screens taking hours to complete, you might be focusing on the apps you use most, like Instagram. To celebrate 10 years of Instagram in October 2020, the company launched a limited-time hack that let you…

Pair Apple's AirTags With These Accessories To Make Them So Much More Versatile

By Cianna Garrison
Apple finally announced the highly anticipated AirTags during the company's April 20 Spring Loaded keynote, and now it's time to learn all about the new accessory (and the accessory's accessories). One of the new offerings is a strap to help secure…

Little Miss Flint's Activism Is All About Making Kids Like Her Feel Valued

By Ciarra Jones
At just 8 years old, Mari Copeny, aka Little Miss Flint, was already changing the world. In 2016, when she was in third grade, she became the face of the Flint, Michigan, water crisis when she wrote a letter to President Barack Obama about the…

Taco Bell Is Testing A Taco With Plant-Based Meat, & It'll Make You Do A Double-Take

By Cianna Garrison
Taco Bell is bringing a new kind of vegetarian option to its menu that will remind you of an iconic bite. The fast food chain already has plenty of veggie options, but the latest innovation goes even further. Taco Bell is testing a plant-based meat…

Here's What To Know About Getting Panera Delivered Right To Your Door

By Daffany Chan
Food delivery is seriously the best idea when you're aiming for a cozy night in. It gives you the flexibility of so many different options for grub brought right to your doorstep. If you're a Panera fan and can't wait for the killer combo of…

You Could Win First-Class Plane Tickets & So Much More With These Earth Day Deals

By Lara Walsh
Earth Day falls on Thursday, April 22 this year, and it's an annual reminder for people to make more environmentally conscious decisions both in their daily habits and with their spending habits. In honor of the holiday, many popular retailers are…

Twizzlers' First-Ever Mystery Flavor Is A Berry Good Twist On A Classic

By Cianna Garrison
Twizzlers launched its first-ever mystery flavor in April 2021, and you can start tasting (and guessing) ASAP. Fans won't actually know the official flavor until the brand reveals it sometime this summer, but if you really want to know what…

You Can Visit Starbucks' Lush Costa Rican Coffee Farm In This New Virtual Tour

By Lara Walsh
Get ready to virtually feed your wanderlust, because Starbucks is giving coffee fans an inside look at its very own Hacienda Alsacia from the comfort of their own homes. Prepare to put Costa Rica on your post-pandemic bucket list, because this…

Barack & Michelle Obama Made An Important Point About The Derek Chauvin Verdict

By Lara Walsh
On April 20, the country moved towards closure when a Minneapolis jury convicted Derek Chauvin, the former police officer charged with murder and manslaughter for the May 25, 2020 killing of George Floyd. Representatives of Chauvin did not…

This Was The Moment The Crowds Outside The Derek Chauvin Trial Learned The Verdict

By Lilli Petersen
After several weeks of arguments, less than 24 hours of deliberation, and more than a year since the killing of George Floyd, the country has a verdict. On April 20, Derek Chauvin, the police officer charged with killing Floyd, was convicted on all…

The Derek Chauvin Trial Verdict Is In & Twitter Is Honestly Shocked

By Rhyma Castillo
Nearly one year after George Floyd's killing in May 2020, the verdict in Derek Chauvin's trial has finally been released. On April 20, the former Minneapolis police officer was found guilty on charges of second-degree unintentional murder,…

Panera Is Giving Away Bikes With "Bread Bowl" Baskets During This Earth Day Sweepstakes

By Daffany Chan
There's an Earth Day giveaway that could win you a sweet (and slightly unconventional) ride this season. Panera is offering fans the chance to win a limited-edition bike that comes with "bread bowl" baskets. If you're ready to spice up your usual…

The Purple iPhone 12 Is Here, & People Are SO Obsessed With The Hue

By Lara Walsh
The internet is buzzing after Apple CEO Tim Cook surprised fans by announcing the iPhone 12 and the iPhone 12 mini will be available to purchase in a purple color starting on April 30. The reveal, which was announced during the company's April 20…

Apple Just Announced A New Purple iPhone 12 That Will Have You Wanting An Upgrade

By Lara Walsh
On Tuesday, April 20, Apple CEO Tim Cook kicked off the highly-anticipated "Spring Loaded" event by revealing that the company's latest generation of iPhones is getting an additional spring-appropriate hue. When it becomes available for pre-order on…

Score A Free Sip With These National Cold Brew Day Deals

By Daffany Chan
April 20 is a pretty popular day, but you might not know that 4/20 actually is home to two holidays. Yep, National Cold Brew Day is also on Tuesday, April 20, and it's a major treat for coffee fans. After all, chains across the country are…

Here’s How To Win A $5K Bedroom Makeover From Charli & Dixie D’Amelio

By Lara Walsh
To celebrate the launch of their very own mattress collaboration, Charli and Dixie D'Amelio are collaborating with Simmons to totally transform your bedroom. The first family of TikTok will be giving two lucky fans a room refresh worth up to $5,000…

People Care About The J&J Vaccine's Safety. Why Not Birth Control?

By Nylah Burton
I first went on birth control in college. At the time, my doctor told me as a young woman I should be on Depo-Provera — even though I wasn’t sexually active. What the doctor didn’t tell me about, though, were the potential side effects of that birth…

Don't Panic, The J&J Vaccine Is (Probably) Coming Back

By Rhyma Castillo
As the only single-dose COVID-19 treatment available to the American public, the Johnson & Johnson vaccine was one of America's most efficient methods of protecting people from the fatal effects of the coronavirus. However, on April 13, federal…

This Starbucks Secret Menu Drink Is A Honey-Filled Sip That's Perfect For Spring

By Lara Walsh
Since Starbucks rolled out a lineup of non-dairy sips infused with a new honey syrup in January 2021, fans and baristas alike have been putting their own twists on the offering — and one secret menu sip is garnering rave reviews. The Honey Bee Cold…